Of the adults surveyed for the new study, 29 percent told researchers that getting drunk in front of their kids was “harmless.” That is demonstrably and unfortunately false….

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No. Cow’s milk should only be given after 9 to 12 months of age. Before that, foods such as meat, meat alternatives and iron-fortified cereals should first be…

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Age Respiratory rate (breaths/minute) 4 to <6 years 17 20 to 27 6 to <8 years 16 18 to 24 8 to <12 years 14 16 to 22…

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In addition Suerth said: “No Gerber baby foods contain any preservatives, artificial color or flavor enhancers. … Gerber, like Beech-Nut, has eliminated sugar from four of its fruit…

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What causes a child to have a weak immune system? Also, infections such as the flu virus, mono (mononucleosis), and measles can weaken the immune system for a…

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How often does my newborn need a bath? There’s no need to give your newborn a bath every day. Three times a week might be enough until your…

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Why Do Babies Pull Up Their Legs? Here’s the thing: Babies pass gas pretty much all day long, and sometimes simply changing positions—like pulling their legs toward their…

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Breastfeeding mothers can have up to 300 milligrams of caffeine per day. For reference, an 8-ounce cup of coffee has about 96 milligrams of caffeine. A cup of…

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The good news is that both Enfamil and Similac are safe for your baby and meet all your infant’s basic nutritional needs. The Food and Drug Administration regulates…

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For many species, it’s important to keep fertilized eggs and newly hatched fish, or fry, separate from the adults. Some fish eat their own young while others eat…

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